Bega Cheese Share Price and Company Fundamentals

0.030 (0.625%)
52 week
4.51 - 6.32

Last traded: Today at 6:10 AM

Bega Cheese Limited receives, processes, manufactures, and distributes dairy and other food-related products in Australia. The company operates in two segments, Branded and Bulk. The Branded segment manufactures value added consumer products for owned and externally owned brands. The Bulk segment manufactures bulk dairy ingredients, nutritional, and bio nutrient products. It offers natural, processed, and kids snacking cheese; butter and cream cheese products under the Farmer's Table brand name; dips, mayonnaise, and dressings under the ZoOSh brand name, as well as spreads under the Simply Nuts, B honey, Bega peanut butter, and VEGEMITE brands. The company also develops and supplies bio nutrient ingredients for the health and nutrition markets. In addition, it operates as a contract packer of natural cheddar and processed cheddar cheese products for corporations; and is involved in contract packaging for private proprietary brands, supermarket house brands, and QSR raw material inputs, as well as products for other dairy companies into their brands. The company also exports its products to approximately 40 countries across the Middle East, Southeast Asia, North Asia, Central and South America, and the Pacific Islands. Bega Cheese Limited was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Bega, Australia.

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Primary activitiesProcessing, manufacturing, cutting and packaging traditional cheese products, as well as the manufacture of other high value dairy products, Vegemite, peanut butter B honey, Dairy Farmers, Dare, Big M, Juice Brothers and Canberra Milk.
Industry / SectorPackaged Foods / Consumer Defensive
Mailing address23-45 Ridge Street Bega NSW 2550 Australia
Phone / Fax61 2 6491 7777 / 61 2 6491 7700


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Bega Cheese paid $0.10 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 01 Mar 2022.The dividend payout ratio is 37.31%. The dividend payout ratio is defined as the amout of dividend paid divided by the earnings of the company.BGA dividend payout ratio is less than 70. This is ideal as it gives company room to grow the dividends and also the excess earnings can be invested in company for growth.

BGA's forward dividend amount is $0.11 and the forward dividend yield is 2.29%. A forward dividend yield is the percentage of a company's current stock price that it expects to pay out as dividends over a certain time period, generally 12 months. Forward dividend yields are generally used in circumstances where the yield is predictable based on past instances. If not, trailing yields, which indicate the same value over the previous 12 months, are used.

Company Executives

As of May 2022, following are the company executives and directors listed on Bega Cheese.

NameTitleAgeTotal Pay
Mr. Barry Irvin A.M., AMExec. Chairman994.8k
Mr. Paul van HeerwaardenChief Exec. Officer1.47M
Mr. Pete FindlayChief Financial Officer964.15k
Ms. Antonietta TimmsExec. Gen. Mang. of Operational Excellence
Mr. David McKinnonExec. Gen. Mang. of HR
Mr. Hamish ReidExec. Gen. Mang. – Nutritionals & Ingredients
Mr. Mark McDonaldExec. Gen. Mang. of Beverages Operations
Mr. Adam McNamaraExec. Gen. Mang. of Bega Foods
Mr. Stephen RaeExec. Gen. Mang. of Strategy
Stephen ReExec. Gen. Mang. Strategy

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Valuation and Trading Info

The market capitalization of Bega Cheese is and its enterprise value is .

The BGA's stocks Beta value is 0.45 making it 55% less volatile compared to ASX market index. Technology stocks and small caps tend to have higher betas than the market benchmark. This indicates that adding the stock to a portfolio will increase the portfolio’s risk, but also increase its expected return. On the other hand utility stocks often have low betas because they tend to move more slowly than market averages.

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Bega Cheese (ASX:BGA) Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is Bega Cheese's Stock Symbol?

Bega Cheese trades on ASX under the ticker symbol "BGA".

2. What is Bega Cheese's stock price today?

One share of BGA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $4.83.

3. How can I contact Bega Cheese?

Bega Cheese's mailing address is 23-45 Ridge Street Bega NSW 2550 Australia. The company can be reached via phone at 61 2 6491 7777.

4. What is Bega Cheese's official website?

The official website of Bega Cheese is

5. Which share registry manages Bega Cheese's stock?

Bega Cheese's stock is managed by LINK MARKET SERVICES LIMITED.